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Guernsey’s Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing revised

On 12 March 2019, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) published the final version of the revised Handbook on Countering Financial Crime and Terrorist Financing(the Handbook). The revisions to the rules and guidance in the Handbook, together with the revised legislation (the new Schedule 3 to the Criminal Justice (Proceeds of Crime) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, […]

Activities requiring data protection impact assessment under Luxembourg law

By Anne-Gaëlle Delabye, Bertrand Géradin, Tara Kapur The Luxembourg National Data Protection Commission (Commission nationale pour la protection des données, CNPD) has published a list of processing operations which require a mandatory data protection impact assessment in accordance with article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What is a data protection impact assessment […]

New property transfer tax law

By Branimir Rajšić As of 1 January 2019, a new Property Transfer Tax Law is applicable for the transfer of property in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, and the entire Sarajevo Canton (published in the Official Gazette of the Sarajevo Canton no. 28/18). The new law regulates tax issues on real estate transfers, as well […]

Contribution regulation for company managers

By Branimir Rajšić Under the new Contributions Act, mandatory insurance now covers management board members, executive directors and liquidators in companies, unless they have mandatory insurance on another basis. When appointed to those functions (even when not employed), they are obliged to pay contributions on a monthly basis. This obligation includes contributions for pension insurance […]

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Ted Burke’s excellent adventure

But there is neither a cowardly lion nor a rusty tin man in this story. When US-born Burke steps down from his role early next year, the yellow brick road will take him to Boston private equity firm Arclight Capital Partners where he will be general counsel and COO. As the longest-serving managing partner Freshfields […]

Berg and Shaping Cloud launch ‘Clegal’ partnership

A Manchester based law firm, and software development company, have joined forces to help educational institutions tackle the technical and legal implications of implementing new technology. Berg, and Shaping Cloud, both education specialist, will also be hosting a series of law and cloud related seminars later this year, and will offer detailed workshops early in […]

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Express Solicitors turnover rockets by 35 per cent

Manchester firm Express Solicitors has increased its turnover from £5.3m in 2011/12 to £7.2m in 2012/13. A key part of Express Solicitor’s success has been an increased emphasis on pay-per-click (PPC) advertising and search engine optimisation (SEO) over the past year. The firm’s original budget for PPC and SEO marketing was £5,000 per month, but […]

Sydney

Merged Ashurst to adopt UK’s managed lockstep system

Ashurst and Ashurst Australia have been given the green light on the full financial integration, which will see the Australian partners migrating to Ashurst UK’s managed lockstep. Ashurst partners from both firms have voted in favour of the full merger, which will take effect on 1 November 2013. The 1,800-lawyer firm, with a combined revenue […]

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